XIV Open composers competition named after Andrey Petrov
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About competition 2020

XIV Open composers competition named after Andrey Petrov

The Composers Competition is open for everyone, regardless of the age of the participants, education and their place of residence.

15 June 2020 (online)   

Participation in the Competition is free of charge.

Gala concert of finalists’ works:  
12 October 2020   

The FINAL round of the competition will be held in one of the best concert halls in the world - in the Great Hall of the St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonic named after D.D. Shostakovich. The compositions of the finalists will be performed by the St. Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra conducted by the Alexander TITOV.

Prize pool:
• First prize and title of laureate - 250,000 rubles  
• Second prize and title of laureate - 175 000 rubles 
• Third prize and title of laureate - 100,000 rubles   
• Three Diplomas and titles of diplomats - 25,000 rubles each 
• Special award from Mitrofan Belyayev Foundation - - 50 000 rubles 

* All monetary prizes are paid in rubles and taxed in accordance with article 224 of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation. The payment of the awards can be performed until and not later than the end of the fiscal year (until December 31, 2020).

According to the Regulation on the competition, six works are allowed in the final. All finalists receive special diplomas and medals. The winners of the Competition are awarded with the titles of laureates or diplomats and also receive monetary prizes. In addition, video recording of the Final concert is provided.

Competition Organizer:
The Foundation for the Preservation and Development of the Creative Heritage of the composer Andrey Petrov, St Petersburg, Russian Federation.  

With the support of:
Ministry of culture of Russian Federation
Russian Foundation Culture
National project «Culture»
Committee for Culture of St. Petersburg
Charity Foundation «Life Style»

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